Defend Against Skin Cancer
Silver Cross Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings in May
New Lenox, IL (April 23, 2014)- Summer is almost upon us, so it’s time to start practicing proper sun protection techniques in order to lower your risk of skin cancer. With more than 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed each year in the United States, the American Cancer Society and Silver Cross want you to take precautions.
Silver Cross Hospital Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission
New Lenox, IL (April 21, 2014) – Silver Cross Hospital has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Silver Cross’ dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.
Silver Cross Community Benefit more than $48 Million in FY 2013
New Lenox, IL (April 16, 2014)— Silver Cross Hospital’s Community Benefit totaled over $48 million in community benefit in fiscal year (FY) 2013 (October 1, 2012-September 30, 2013). Included in the hospital’s Community Benefit was over $8.8 million in charity care (at cost) in which Silver Cross does not expect payment from patients. An additional $31 million in uncompensated services was provided through the government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in May
New Lenox, IL (April 14, 2014)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful Women and Infant Services Birthing Center. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org/specialdeliveries or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Tired of Achy Bones? Learn What May Give You Relief
Silver Cross Hospital offers free lecture series and gift bag with consultation for all participants
New Lenox, IL (April 14, 2014) — Millions of Americans suffer from aches and pains daily. But at what level of distress should you seek help to find relief from your pain? Silver Cross Hospital is offering a lecture series titled Aches & Pains on determining when to seek help, and eliminating soreness in various areas of the body that will educate area residents on how to do so. All participants will receive a GIFT BAG which includes a complimentary joint and back screening performed by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross, and other items to help you stay active. ($125 Value)
- Silver Cross Patients Receive Discounts from Local Businesses with a Mammogram
- Find Relief from Severe Hand Pain
- Childerguild Gives $242,000 for Silver Cross Women’s and Children’s Services
- Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides scholarship grant to The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists